BC Public Service Agency
Senior Environmental Protection Specialist
Scientific Technical Officer 27R
An eligibility list may be established.
Take the next step in a rewarding career applying your technical expertise in Environmental Protection
The Environmental Protection Specialist protects the environment by providing authoritative and expert technical advice to others on the Environmental Management Act and the management of industrial, municipal, agricultural, point and non-point source wastes and hazardous materials associated with complex, high-risk industrial sites and large local governments. As provincial experts in their sector or area of responsibility, the EP Specialist: leads regional and area-based EP planning,
developing systematic approaches, policies and regulations; is responsible for coordinating the management of authorizations at high-risk, complex and unique sites/situations in the region; and conducts source monitoring and assessment to study impacts of toxins and wastes to lead compliance, continuous improvement and effective management of waste discharges into the environment. As the most senior technical expert in their field, the position provides authoritative technical and policy advice to ministry staff, elected officials, industry and municipal executives, other agencies, and the public regarding on controversial or complex waste management issues. The position directly supervises other technical staff at the Officer, Technician and Technologist levels.
As the most senior technical expert in their field, the position provides authoritative technical and policy advice to ministry staff, elected officials, industry and municipal executives, other agencies, and the public regarding on controversial or complex waste management issues.
The position directly supervises other technical staff at the Officer, Technician and Technologist levels.
Cranbrook is the sunniest place in Canada, and sits in the middle of the Rocky Mountain Trench. Cranbrook has multiple heritage sites, such as the Fort Steele Heritage town and Rails to Trails, which is converted to a path for walking and biking. Cranbrook has multiple festivals, such as the Children’s Festival and the Sam Steele Days
The BC Public Service is an award winning employer and offers employees competitive benefits, amazing learning opportunities and a chance to engage in rewarding work with exciting career development opportunities. For more information, please see What We Offer.
The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.
The Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service is available to applicants that self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations, status or non-status, Métis, or Inuit) seeking work or already employed in the BC Public Service. For advice and guidance on applying and/or preparing for an interview for this opportunity, we invite applicants to connect with the Indigenous Applicant Advisor Amanda by email: [email protected] or by phone: (phone hidden).
For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact [email protected] DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS. For more information about how to complete your job application, add/edit your resume and for more useful tips when applying for jobs, please refer to the Your Job Application page on the MyHR website. If you are still experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to [email protected], before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you.
NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Standard Time on the closing date of the competition.
In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:
- Master of Science degree in engineering, resource management, environmental science or applied science in an appropriate discipline and 4 years related experience in the field of waste management, or
- Bachelor's degree in engineering, resource management, environmental sciences or applied science in an appropriate discipline and 6 years related experience in the field of waste management, or
- Technical diploma in engineering, resource management, environmental science or applied science in an appropriate discipline and 8 years related experience in the field of waste management.
- Experience applying environmental protection legislation/regulations/policy.
- Minimum 1 year of demonstrated supervisory experience in planning, organizing, and coordinating a professional and technical workforce.
- Valid BC Class 5 (or equivalent) Driver's Licence.
Preference may be given for one or more of the following:
- Experience working for, or with, a regulatory agency responsible for waste management.
- Experience working for, or with, other types of environmental regulatory agencies.
- Experience with the interpretation and application of the Environmental Management Act.
Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile located in the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting.
A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.
Resume: YES - Ensure your resume includes your educational accomplishments, employment history including start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and any relevant information that relates to the job to which you are applying.
Questionnaire (COMPREHENSIVE): YES - As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete a comprehensive online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. Please allot approximately 60 minutes to complete the questionnaire.
Cover letter: NO - Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed.
IMPORTANT: Comprehensive questionnaire responses will be used to shortlist applicants against the job requirements. Please ensure you include all relevant information about your educational accomplishments and employment history including job titles, start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and your accountabilities and accomplishments.
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